The latest "Capitol Cast" podcast is about the state entering phase five and the energy bill being considered in Springfield.
As Illinois begins its official reopening and residents flock to state parks this summer, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources faces a severe staffing shortage, according to IDNR chief of staff Kristin DiCenso.
The reason for the chicken wing shortage comes from a variety of factors, including outbreaks of COVID-19 in meat-processing plants, especially early on in the pandemic, that forced many of them to temporarily close, straining the supply chain.
Those lucky enough to snag Rivian Automotive's special-edition fully electric truck will have to wait a few more weeks to get their hands on it.
Staffing shortages have put the United States Penitentiary (USP) Thomson in crisis mode, leading to exhaustion and low morale among correctional officers and an increase in safety concerns and deaths among prisoners, according to prison and elected officials, who are calling on the U.S. government to address the problems immediately.
If for-sale signs in front yards were creatures, they would have the life span of fruit flies. Among homes sold in March 2021, 83% had been on the market for…
Following a February survey of school districts that illustrated a persistent teacher shortage in the state, the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools has released policy recommendations calling for better benefits and more lenient certification in an effort to reverse the trend.
The U.S. arm of Stellantis, formerly known as Fiat Chrysler, said Friday it was cutting one of the two work shifts at its Belvidere Assembly Plant as of July 26. That could result in the layoffs of 1,641 workers, company spokeswoman Jodi Tinson said.
The supply chain shortage just got fowl: Chick-fil-A is limiting the number of sauces it's giving out to customers because of limited stock.
MATTOON — Melissa Gelinas spent her 16th birthday shadowing her mother where she worked as a hospital nurse.
Statistics included in a news release from the Chicago Police Department reveal that a troubling rise in gun violence this year shows little sign of slowing down. The city had five fewer homicides this April than last April, but the number of shooting victims increased to 299 from 225.
A bill that would offer state tax credits to owners and developers of affordable housing units passed out of committee last week at the Illinois Capitol.
We will never forget the great toilet paper shortage of 2020. It was one of the stranger effects of the coronavirus pandemic and even a year later, officials have trouble explaining why consumers hoarded toilet paper in the first days of the lockdown in Illinois.
The U.S. will likely reach herd immunity months before Canada will – and that fact, some fear, may prolong the border shutdown that started along with the pandemic a year ago.
East-central Illinois school districts have an even greater difficulty filling teaching positions than the statewide average, according to a new study from a regional superintendents group. Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have made matters worse as rural systems brace for lasting effects in the years to come.
In Coles County, health officials on Sunday reported 10 new positive cases. That brings the county's total since the pandemic began to 5,259.
Feb.15 -- General Motors President Mark Reuss discusses the new Bolt EUV, where it might advance EV adoption and why the chip shortage is not …
The Mattoon Area Family YMCA plans to offer a nseries of lifeguard courses in March, April, May and June.
The can shortage is rooted in the COVID-19 pandemic. Last March, when keg sales were eliminated literally overnight due to bar and restaurant closures, oceans of beer were diverted into cans. By summer, whispers of a can shortage had begun.
Public health experts Thursday blamed vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives without ordering enough shots.